V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: contemptibly cowardly
Synonyms: abject, timorous, gutless, cowardly, chicken
Antonyms: brave, bold, heroic
Tips: Craven is more than cowardly; it implies that someone deserves scorn, disdain, and contempt for his or her extreme cowardice, and that it would not be possible to be any more cowardly. The word craven can also be a noun, meaning "an abject coward."
Wes believed that his craven agreement with everything his boss said would advance him professionally. (abject, cowardly)
When his bravado evaporated, the mobster cravenly gave police the names of his associates. (fearfully, gutlessly) adverb
He was too craven to stand up for his beliefs. (cowardly, gutless)
The craven sat quietly shaking while his boss hurled insults at him. (coward) noun
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